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Wednesday, 1 January 2014

Simply Less is More # 151

Happy New Year Everyone and I hope you all had a lovely Christmas.

I know I`ve been a terrible blogger these past few weeks and my determination to post more regularly didn`t come to much. I really don`t know where the time goes. I should make it my New Year resolution to spend much more time on the blog but I simply can`t promise I will keep to it. I will promise to do my best though.
I thought I`d start with my favourite Challenge, Simply Less is More, which has a two week window and a theme of choosing any of the past challenges.
I`ve chosen wk 151 Punches or Diecuts.

It`s the perfect time of year for Thank You cards and this design is great at any time of the year.
I made an A5 top fold card and cutout a panel slightly smaller than the base.
After rounding the corners off I ran it through the CB with a Darice EF and placed it on the card using foam pads.
The leaf is made with a Poppy stamps Lorelai die.
The daisies are made with a punch and the yellow middles by using a two hole paper punch ( just the right size).
The sentiment is by There She Goes, stamped in Versafine black ink.
A bit of tweaking of the flowers to give it some texture and there you have it.

I can`t wait til next week when everything is back to normal and I can get into some sort of routine again.

Thanks for popping in...Lynne xxx

11 comments:

  1. Darling Thank You note! I hope you have a Happy New Year!

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  2. Gorgeous card Lynne. Happy New Year to you and your family
    Margaret x

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  3. Oh I really like this ...simply gorgeous! and know how you feel at this time of year,time just flashes past!x

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  4. This is so striking Lynne - really popped in the LIM gallery. Happy New Year.

    Tara
    x

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  5. Gorgeous card Lynne, Cathy x

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  6. Oooh missed this one Lynne ( been so busy with the new baby etc.) such a great card and well done on being showcased with it too :) Viv xx

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  7. Gorgeous card, simply beautiful

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  8. Good to see you again, Lynne! Happy New Year and huge congratulations for being showcased at Less Is More for your sensational card!! Hugs, Darnell

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  9. Georges card, congrats on being showcased on less is more

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  10. I love the ridged background, and those daisies and leaves show up beautifully against it. A worthy showcase card!

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